Tulsa, Oklahoma

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and several others also starred in Coppola's related film, ''Rumble Fish'', which was also based on a S. E. Hinton novel and filmed at the same time as ''The Outsiders'' on-location in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carmine Coppola wrote and edited the musical score, including the title song "Stay Gold", which was based upon a famous Robert Frost poem and performed for the movie by Stevie Wonder. The film was a moderate box-office success, drawing a revenue of $25 million ref>

-Dat'') in 1982 —which contained mostly novelty songs. Then with the release of the live album ''Sunday's On The Way'' in 1983, began a string of CCM chart successes beginning with the title song. As he continued


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talk show in Tulsa, Oklahoma but, according to Miller, was fired after just a few weeks "for not being conservative enough." By the end of 2002, Miller was hosting ''The Scotto Show'' in afternoon drive on AM 810 WGY (WGY (AM)) in Albany, New York. In the days after the start of the Iraq War, Miller promoted and spoke at a rally to show support for military servicemen and their families that drew 10,000 people to upstate New York, according to the '' Boston Globe


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such as the Tulsa United Film Festival and Tulsa Overground Film and Music Festival. Outdoor attractions thumb left The river parks trail system traverses the banks of the Arkansas River. (File:Tommso.jpg) The city's zoo, the Tulsa Zoo, was voted "America's Favorite Zoo" in 2005 by Microsoft Game Studios in connection with a national promotion of its Zoo Tycoon 2 computer game. ref name "Zoo Tycoon 2


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previous roles within the music industry. Career Russell began his musical career at the age of 14 in the nightclubs of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He and his group The Starlighters, which included J.J. Cale, Leo Feathers, Chuck Blackwell and Johnny Williams, were instrumental in creating the style of music known as the Tulsa Sound. After settling in Los Angeles, he studied guitar with James Burton. Known mostly as a session musician early in his


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Peay State University Austin Peay Normal School in Clarksville (Clarksville, Tennessee) until he retired in 1946. The '''American International Building''' is a 66 story, 952 foot (290 m) tall building Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


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in a group forum. A contest was held for the best female barbershop quartet in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The winners that first year were the Decaturettes from Decatur, Illinois. The members were Viola Phillips singing Tenor, Mary Minton singing Lead, Myrtle Vest singing Baritone, and Eva Adams singing Bass. The '''Cimarron Turnpike''' is a toll road in north-central Oklahoma. Opened to traffic in 1975, the route runs


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has a current record of 31 wins with 21 knockouts, and three losses. 04 01 2008 align left 01 09 2006


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said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


weekly talent

news article.php?cid 222 accessdate 2007-04-03 This was the second marriage for each of his parents, giving Garth four older half-siblings (Jim, Jerry, Mike, and Betsy). The couple had two children together, Kelly and Garth. Cox (2009), p. 4. At their home in Yukon, Oklahoma, the family hosted weekly talent nights. All of the children were required to participate, either by singing or doing skits. Cox (2009), p. 8.<


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by the Vision Network, and ArenaCup IV was televised by KWHB, a local station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After having no television coverage in 2004, the national telecasts returned to the airwaves with Fox Sports Net in 2005 and Comcast Sports Net in 2006, 2007, and 2008. Its undoing as an independent company began in 1982 when T. Boone Pickens, NNDB: outline bio an Amarillo, Texas oilman and corporate raid

Tulsa, Oklahoma

'''Tulsa''' and extends into Osage (Osage County, Oklahoma), Rogers (Rogers County, Oklahoma), and Wagoner (Wagoner County, Oklahoma) counties.

Tulsa was first settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek (Creek people) Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry (Petroleum industry).

Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an economic base in the energy, finance, aviation, telecommunications and technology sectors. Two institutions of higher education within the city have sports teams at the NCAA Division&nbsp;I (Division I (NCAA)) level, Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.

It is situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as "Green Country". Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, People from Tulsa are called "Tulsans."

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